Youth for People, a Jamia law students group, has informed Jamia Journal that on Wednesday, April 29, they delivered all the donations they had collected in the past few days for the people affected by the Nepal earthquake, to the Nepal embassy in New Delhi.
According to Sahil Ahmed, a member of Youth for People, the Nepal embassy people were only accepting relief aid in physical goods and not money; so they used the money to buy blankets and tents and added that to the collection.According to the receipt provided by the embassy to Youth for People, the following items were donated:
- Tents – 50
- Blankets – 65
- New clothes – 8 large bags
- Used clothes – 4 sacks
- New footwear – 2 sacks and a box (about 300 shoes)
- Medicine – 5 boxes
- Food items – 15 boxes
Sahil Ahmed, on behalf of Youth for People, has asked Jamia Journal to publish a note expressing their gratitude to all the people who helped them in their effort. We publish his note below:
First of all, I would like to thank Sadiq, Kashif, Irshad, Iram , Javed (JD), Ojasvi, Muneeza Soumya, Bhavini, Qazi, and Samreen for there whole hearted support. I would also like to thank Saniya, Nehal, Dolly bhai, Lovkesh, Rahul, Saurabh and Shabana for taking this drive out of the campus and collecting the money from Community Centre, Nehru Place, Khan Market, Select City mall, as a result of which, the hawkers association of Nehru place had given us medicines and food items and from Khan Market one unknown person donated 300 pairs of leather shoes. And a special thanks to the Proctor Prof. Mehtab Ala, Dean of Students Wefare Prof. Tasneem Meenai, and Dean Faculty of Law for giving us permission to conduct this donation drive. Also, I would like to thanks Khalid bhai for the social media coverage on Jamia Journal because of which we even got a call from outside India.
[Information and photos courtesy Sahil Ahmed / Youth for People]